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Haulibng Out, Preparing For The Move

Hauling out, often the head stay has to be removed to fit on the travel lift. How to do it without taking down the sail and messing with the roller furling.
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Re: Haulibng Out, Preparing For The Move

Just ease the back stay completely (don’t undo), use a halyard to pull the mast forward and wrap the sheets and furling line around the furler. Then remove the clevis pin. Leave the halyard taut to support the mast. Wrap a towel or similar around the furling drum, lift the drum over the rail and secure somewhere alongside the boat.

No issues with this, our local yard requires this operation on most boats over 40ft.

When you loosen the back stay, leave the lock nuts where they are - that way you can re-tension the rig without guessing. If you don’t have lock nuts, Mark the position with insulation tape. This is assuming the rig tension was
OK to begin with. :-)

Another prep job a lot of folks don’t think about is marking your lift points (for the slings). If you don’t know where they are, do some research before presenting the boat to the travel lift. They’re going to ask.
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